Khagendra Thapa Magar

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Khagendra Thapa Magar
Khagendra Thapa Magar and Franz Muellner 2.jpg
Khágendra Thapa Magar and Franz Müllner, winner of the 2005 Germany's Strongest Man contest (photo 2011)
Born (1992-10-14) 14 October 1992 (age 23)
Baglung District, Nepal
Nationality Nepali
Occupation Actor
Known for Formerly being the world's shortest living man

Khagendra Thapa Magar (Nepali: खगेन्द्र थापामगर) (born 14 October 1992[1]), son of Rup Bahadur and Dhana Maya Thapa Magar, was the shortest man in the world, measuring 0.67 m (2 ft 2 in).[2] Formerly the shortest teenager in the world, Magar took the title of shortest man from Edward Niño Hernández when he turned 18 on 14 October 2010. Magar is a primordial dwarf. He lost the title of "World's Shortest Man" on 13 June 2011, to Junrey Balawing of the Philippines.[3]


Born on 18 Asoj 2049 in the Nepali calendar, or 14 October 1992,[1] He is from the Baglung District of Nepal and is dubbed as a "little Buddha" by the villagers. Just 600 grams (21 oz) at birth, he weighs 5.5 kilograms (12 lb; 0.87 st).[4]

In May 2008, Khagendra appeared in the British Channel 4 documentary called The World's Smallest Man and Me hosted by Mark Dolan.[5]

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